Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Science”

An Abomination Of Desolation

We don’t have a word for the deliberate destruction of human nature. Thanks to science, we will

Posted September 13th, 2016

The Flood Next Time

How personal experience with climate change’s effects is moving the conversation

Posted September 6th, 2016

Scientists Make Terrible Politicians

Because you can’t derive an ‘ought’ from a scientific paper

Posted July 19th, 2016

The Nihilism Of Some Scientists

On tenderness, the devaluation of human life, and Weimar America

Posted May 14th, 2016

The Triumph of Trans Lysenkoism

LGBT activists get a leading scientist fired

Posted February 10th, 2016

The Rot In The Academy

Jonathan Haidt is becoming a top public intellectual by blowing the whistle on the corruption of academia

Posted February 8th, 2016

When Science Is Ideologically Inconvenient

Think conservatives are alone in selectively dismissing science? Look to your left

Posted December 31st, 2015

Ben Carson Is A Creationist. So?

Why that shouldn’t keep him from being US Surgeon General

Posted October 29th, 2015

The Left’s Bad Social Science

Principled liberal social scientists produce a study showing how anti-conservative bias corrupts their field

Posted September 17th, 2015

Faith-Based Physicists

Why some scientists believe crazier things than some preachers

Posted August 20th, 2015

The Crises We Don’t See

Climate change, ISIS, and the West’s civilizational crisis

Posted July 9th, 2015

Harmony, Communion, Incarnation

First impressions of Laudato Si, the first encylical from the crunchy con pope

Posted June 23rd, 2015

SJWs Take a Nobel Laureate’s Scalp

Biologist Tim Hunt made a lame sexist joke — and was summarily sacked

Posted June 16th, 2015

Ota Benga: Victim of Science & Progress

That time ‘enlightened’ American elites put a black African in a cage in the zoo

Posted June 15th, 2015

Trusting Science Too Much

It is wise to question authority. Not reject it outright, but to embrace a certain skepticism

Posted May 27th, 2015

The Spooky Science of Roscoe

The scientific heresies of maverick biologist Rupert Sheldrake

Posted May 22nd, 2015

Our Crackpot Baconian Future

Why transgenders, transhumanists, and other fringe figures matter

Posted February 4th, 2015